Philip Mendoza (biography)Medium:
Watercolour on BoardSize:
13" x 6" (330mm x 160mm)Date:
1966This is the original Watercolour painting by Philip Mendoza.
Alice tried to use the flamingo as a croquet mallet and found it very difficult. Note upper section of Alice figure is a re-drawn paste-up, which is reflected in the price.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
The novel was originally illustrated by John Tenneil; this adaptation for pre-school children was illustrated for the magazine Treasure in 1966 by the wonderful English artist Philip Mendoza who vividly brings the story to life with 70 paintings.
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